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Cecil G. Williams

Agile Coach | Software Craftsman | Mentor/Teacher | Consultant – passionate about software engineering practices

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Agile 2013: My Favorite Quotes

Don’t deliver the wrong thing faster. ~ David Hussman Why do we call them requirements? They’re not required. They’re best guesses. ~ Gabrielle Benefield Stop trying to sell agile. ~ Christopher Avery Learn from estimates, not to estimate. ~ David Hussman Doing agile is not being agile. ~ Michael Sahota Crowds are not collaboration. ~ David Hussman When a measure becomes a […]

8th Graders Learn Technology

From July 16th – 18th, 2013, twenty-two 8th graders from the Des Moines Public Schools participated in a Tech Camp sponsored by @tecjourney. The camp provided the students a chance to learn technology, similar to sports camps that are offered during the summer. Tech Journey is a non-profit organization that relied on volunteers and donations […]

No Estimates?

Over the last year or so software development estimates have become a popular topic.  The popularity stems from the inherent fact that estimating software development is difficult.  Some people are writing about ways to improve your estimates while others are writing about how to manage software development without estimates.

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ThoughtWorks releases ebook on Agile Project Estimation

ThoughWorks Studios has released an ebook titled “How do you estimate on an Agile project?” where they explore common approaches and their adaptions from real-world projects.  The book is comprised of several authors, most notably Martin Fowler. In this ebook they discuss why teams estimate, different methods that teams use to estimate, and provide a […]

Fun Agile Project Memento

Last fall I was at my daughter’s college homecoming celebration where I saw an Action Flipbooks booth.  Seeing them record a short video of you and then create a flipbook for you on the spot led me to an idea. One of the things that I like most about agile software development is the feedback.  […]

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